Review: The Caretaker of Lorne Field by Dave Zeltserman

The Caretaker of Lorne Field by Dave Zelsterman
The Caretaker of Lorne Field by Dave Zeltserman

The Caretaker of Lorne Field
Dave Zeltserman
Overlook, 2010

Jack Durkin has inherited the job of clearing Lorne Field from his father, who in turn inherited it from his father, who in turn inherited it from his father, and so on and son going back 300 years.  You see the weeds of Lorne Field aren’t just any weeds but maelvelont, intelligent, vicious creatures that if left to grow will destroy the world in days.  Or so Durkin believes much to the chagrin of his wife and children who endure his claims that he is saving the world every day, while being forced to live in near poverty since the caretaker’s stipend isn’t what it used to be.

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